Hey Jesse, I've seen random failures and timeouts in the past, but in the last 48 hours they have become very consistent. I've got 4 accounts that have just 'stuck'. Very tempted to just close up the app.
David On Sep 6, 9:13 am, Jesse Stay <jesses...@gmail.com> wrote: > David, that's a long-time issue, and I believe there may even be a few bugs > open for it. Twitter has recommended you use the pagination methods for > users with over a certain number of followers (they haven't seemed to be > able to specify what that number is). Unfortunately, as we saw a couple > days ago, even that's not reliable all the time. > > On Sun, Sep 6, 2009 at 2:00 AM, David W. <d...@botanicus.net> wrote: > > > Hi Jesse, > > > Just like to chirp in and say I'm seeing weirdness too. Particularly, / > > followers/ids is taking more than 10 seconds to return for all > > accounts with over 30k followers, or alternatively are failing with > > 401s (using OAuth tokens). Since 10s is the hard limit for AppEngine, > > my app cannot function without making repeated requests (which results > > in hitting another, involves-cash limit, not to mention the unpaid > > development time). My application is subsequently dead in the water > > for the users who rely on it most. > > > <abusive rant directed at ops management removed for brevity> > > > David > > > On Sep 5, 8:40 pm, Jesse Stay <jesses...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > I've disabled all our following scripts until we hear back from Twitter > > on > > > this. Can I pay to get a 24/7 support number I can call for stuff like > > this? > > > Jesse > > > > On Sat, Sep 5, 2009 at 1:38 PM, PJB <pjbmancun...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > > The fix to last nights 5000 limit to friends/ids, followers/ids now > > > > returns with approximately 1-5% duplicates. > > > > > For example: > > > > > User1: > > > > followers: 32795 > > > > unique followers: 32428 > > > > > User2: > > > > friends: 32350 > > > > unique friends: 32046 > > > > > User3: > > > > followers: 19243 > > > > unique followers: 19045 > > > > > NEITHER of these figures comes close to matching what is on > > > > Twitter.com. In fact, if I repeat the same calls 10 times for each > > > > user (with no following/unfollowing in between), each result is > > > > usually different. > > > > > The duplicates follow either immediately or within 2 or 3 positions > > > > after each other. > > > > > What's strange is that the duplicates are NOT the same if the call is > > > > repeated. > > > > > Please help. > > > > > This bug is new as of this morning.